Spring Curatorial Shorts

This spring, join RBML’s curators for another full slate of short talks!

We began on February 6 with Kimberly Springer (Curator for Oral History) in conversation with New York City poet and author Kurt Boone about the oral histories he conducted with family members experiencing mass incarceration.

On March 27, Michelle Margolis and Dani Rabner will talk about anti-fascist children’s drawings in the Zosa Szajkowski collection. Then, on April 24, Emily Rude (Curator for Medieval and Renaissance) and Kane Siegel (Rare Book Librarian) will discuss Original Copies, RBML’s Spring exhibition. In May, Melina Moe (Curator for Literature) will draw from the Random House records to talk about the remarkable collaboration between Angela Davis and Toni Morrison. And finally in June, Morgan Adams (Mellon Conservator for Special Collections), Emily ruined, and Jeffery Wayno (Collection Services Librarian) will talk about their work to reassemble a Book of Hours from the collections of Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary.

Spring 2023 schedule:

Feb 6th: Kurt Boone & Kimberly Springer, Mass incarceration oral histories of one family’s experiences

Event recording available here: https://blogs.cul.columbia.edu/rbml/2023/02/06/mass-incarceration-from-one-familys-perspective-a-curatorial-short-with-kurt-boone/

March 27

“An Anti-Fascist Yiddish Children’s School in 1930s Paris,” Michelle Margolis and Dani Rabner

Webinar link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lXo4Ckh4RUimWJSiKkQK2w

April 24

“Original Copies: The Facsimiles Exhibition’s Genesis and Discoveries,” Jane Siegel, Emily Runde

Webinar link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0UUnx0eIS5uoPo-MzvTBUg

May 8

“A non-book in the truest sense”: Angela Davis and Toni Morrison Radicalizing the Autobiography, Melina Moe

Webinar link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K-i0R3gUS-e4BRw7TArt8w

June 5

“The Reassembly of a Burke Book of Hours: A CUL Collaboration,” Morgan Adams, Emily Runde, Jeffrey Wayno

Webinar link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oMPEz89aTXm2Kqc2_GyLYQ

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